FHS executive director completes Duke management program

Published 9:40 am Monday, July 22, 2013

Courses include the following areas of nonprofit management:  nonprofit organizations: Concepts, Components, and Culture, Grant writing, Cost Centered Accounting, Program Evaluation for Funding and Sustainability, Integrating Social Enterprise into Your Nonprofit Strategy,  Employment Law for Nonprofits, Dynamics of Executive Director/Board Relations and Advancing Foundation Relationships. Participants are given the opportunity to discuss their own challenges and pose questions to the group in the search for guidance.

As executive director, Coffey oversees all leadership aspects of FHS. This organization is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) open-admission, adoption-guarantee animal welfare organization serving the rural foothills of Polk County and northern Greenville and Spartanburg counties South Carolina.

In addition to successful adoptions and rescue programs, FHS offers many volunteer opportunities, public training classes, training and behavior assistance for its shelter dogs and boasts an average 98 percent live-release rate, meaning that 98 percent of its animals are adopted into loving homes or transferred to reputable rescue organizations.

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For more information, call 828-863-4444 or go to www.foothillshumanesociety.org.

– article submitted by Joyce Cox